by Alison Ashley Obviously, there has been a lot of talk about the election lately. And now, decision time has come. As I sat talking with some friends recently, I was struck again by how uneducated I feel about a lot of the issues facing our nation and our world. It can be overwhelming thinking…
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Welcoming Kids into Worship by Robbie Castleman Parenting kids in the pew on Sunday morning isn’t for the faint of heart. Kids are fidgety, distracting and sometimes downright embarrassing. Just ask the parents of the 2-year-old girl who pointed to a picture of Christ and loudly declared, “Jesus has his pajam-jams on!” Or the mom…
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This Sunday we will be learning a new song called “God the Spirit.” The text is by Samuel Stone and was written in 1866; the music, written by Matt Boswell, is from 2010.  We decided to introduce this song after listening to Dr. Richard Pratt speak last Saturday night on how we often neglect the…
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  RELEVANCE WITHOUT IRREVERENCE (How To Become All Things to All Men) by Dr. Richard Pratt A couple of years ago I was riding in the car with my sixteen-year-old daughter. She turned on the radio, and one of her favorite songs began to play. “Listen to this, Dad,” she said with enthusiasm. “What do…
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It’s a pleasure to be a part of a church whose corporate worship is centered around the preaching of God’s inerrant Word, and it’s a joy to help plan those services under the authority of Pastor Chip. I hope you find it easy to be an active participant in worship and not simply a passive…
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By: Melanie Yong   As a mom of young children, I feel like I’m going, going, going all the time. On a typical day, I have devotions to be done, breakfast to make, chores to supervise, reading to do, games to play, school to teach, lunch to make, diapers to change, dishes to clean, training…
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